Report – Sarvesh Srivastava
Ayodhya. We all must go ahead and do some good work for the society, only this leads to the creation of a healthy society. Today we will introduce you to Mohammad Sharif of Ayodhya, who gave the best message to the society. Although he has been given the name of Sharif uncle by the people of Ayodhya. Apart from this, Mohammad Sharif uncle is also called the messiah of corpses. He has done the last rites of more than 25,000 unclaimed dead bodies on the Saryu coast in about 28 years. For this, Mohammad Sharif was also honored with the Padma Shri award by His Excellency President Ram Nath Kovind.
At the same time, appealing to the countrymen, 85-year-old Sharif uncle said that everyone should respect their parents and serve the society. At the same time, taking the lead of Sharif uncle, his son Mohammad Sagir said that we are also carrying forward this noble work following the path of our father, according to the religion of the unclaimed corpse, we get the last rites done.
Funeral done according to religion
Mohammad Sharif is a resident of Khidki Ali Beg locality in Ayodhya. Sharif uncle used to run a bicycle repair shop 28 years ago, but the circumstances changed in such a way that a cycle mechanic became the messiah of unclaimed corpses. He never accepted the bond of caste and religion, while cremated all the unclaimed dead bodies according to their religion.
Know how Sharif uncle became the messiah of unclaimed dead bodies
Talking to News18 Local, Sharif’s uncle told that 28 years ago my son was murdered in Sultanpur and no one did his last rites there and thought that he was unclaimed and had flown into the river. Since then I had vowed that in Ayodhya and Faizabad, any unclaimed corpse whether Hindu or Muslim will be cremated by law and since then, about 25,000 unclaimed dead bodies have been cremated.
Now only 2 sons are left
Mohammad Sharif had four sons. Has lost a son Mohammad Rais in Sultanpur. While the second son Niyaz died due to cardiac arrest. Now only 2 sons of Sharif uncle are left behind. Mohammad Shagir is running his family by driving a school car, while Mohammad Jameel lives with his father. Due to the ill health of Sharif uncle, his sons are taking forward this noble cause with the financial help of the people.
Sharif uncle has been honored with Padma Shri
Sharif uncle says that due to this social work of ours, President Ram Nath Kovind was awarded the 2021 Padma Shri award. Many people there, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, praised us and said that no one has done such work till now. Because of this you are being awarded the Padma Shri. At the same time, if you also want to help Sharif uncle, then you can do 9956321923 on this number.
Tags: Ayodhya News, Padma Shri Award
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 01, 2022, 15:11 IST